Rehabilitation Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$32,000
$19,000
Min 10%
$32,000
Median 50%
$55,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Tides Center
Highest Paying City
Portland, OR
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a rehabilitation counselor make?
Rehabilitation Counselors in America make an average salary of $32,933 per year or $15.83 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 36,000. The top 10 percent earn over $55,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $19,000 annually. Media companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Rehabilitation Counselors. Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, and New Jersey have the highest paying Rehabilitation Counselor jobs. The typical tenure for a Rehabilitation Counselor is 3.0 years.

Average Rehabilitation Counselor Salary By Location

Across America, Rehabilitation Counselors make on average $32,933 annually or $15.83 hourly. Portland, OR reports the highest annual salary for Rehabilitation Counselors at 45,359. Even an entry-level Rehabilitation Counselor makes $31,000 per year in Portland, OR. Some of the states with the best Rehabilitation Counselor salaries are Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Jersey, Idaho, and Florida. Missouri, South Dakota, and Kentucky have the lowest Rehabilitation Counselor salaries.

Map of Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Rehabilitation Counselors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Rehabilitation Counselor Salary By Company

Rehabilitation Counselors report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Rehabilitation Counselor jobs are in Media companies and Media companies. Tides Center and State of Arizona are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like North Shore Medical Center and State of North Carolina report highly competitive salaries for Rehabilitation Counselors.

Average Rehabilitation Counselor Pay By Industry

Wages for Rehabilitation Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Government companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Rehabilitation Counselors. Health Care companies pay Rehabilitation Counselors an average salary of $33,297, Government companies pay $32,967, and Non Profits companys come in at $32,820. The types of companies that pay Rehabilitation Counselors the least are in the Media industry, where the average annual salary is $32,602.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$33,297
$33k
Government
Government
$32,967
$33k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$32,820
$33k
Media
Media
$32,602
$33k

Rehabilitation Counselor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Rehabilitation Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Rehabilitation Counselor can range from $23,969 to $33,418 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Independent Living Rehabilitation Counselor
Independent Living Rehabilitation Counselor
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$39,611
$39,611
Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation Counselor
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$34,158
$34,158
Dshs BHA Residential Rehabilitation Counselor 4
Dshs BHA Residential Rehabilitation Counselor 4
03/25/2020
03/25/2020
$45,288
$45,288
Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation Counselor
03/24/2020
03/24/2020
$49,462
$49,462
Rehabilitation Counselor II
Rehabilitation Counselor II
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$38,771
$38,771
Rehabilitation Counselor for The Deaf(Job ID 54676)
Rehabilitation Counselor for The Deaf(Job ID 54676)
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$42,000
$42,000
New York State Civil Service
New York State Civil Service
Rehabilitation Counselor 1, Central New York Psychiatric Center-Clinton Satellite Unit, P20202
Rehabilitation Counselor 1, Central New York Psychiatric Center-Clinton Satellite Unit, P20202
03/05/2020
03/05/2020
$53,568
$53,568
Colorado State
Colorado State
Rehabilitation Counselor I
Rehabilitation Counselor I
03/04/2020
03/04/2020
$51,408
$51,408
Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation Counselor
03/02/2020
03/02/2020
$39,611
$39,611
Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation Counselor
01/29/2020
01/29/2020
$49,462
$49,462